2020 Airport Noise Ordinance Neighborhood Impact Fund
Legal-name: Food Finders
Previous-name: CANstruction Long Beach benefiting Food Finders
Address: 10539 Humbolt St.
City: Los Alamitos, CA
Title: Executive Director
Grant-title: CANstruction Long Beach
Grant-purpose: To offset expenses of the 7th annual CANstruction Long Beach.
Total-budget: terri henry marketing LLC
What-is-project: CANstruction Long Beach is a unique friendly competition between teams of engineers and architects that design and build a 10′ x 10′ x 10′ structures out of CANNED GOODS. The structures are then on display to the public for 10 days. At the end of the event, all food is donated to Food Finders.
How-will-you-succeed: We average a 20K+ pound donation to Food Finders following every year’s event, totaling over 100K since 2014. That goes to feed a lot of people and help to eliminate food insecurity in Long Beach, conisdering it is sky-rocketing right now due to the pandemic, this event is more important than ever.
Who-are-you: Food Finders celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2019, Their mission is to eliminate hunger and food waste, while improving nutrition in food-insecure communities. Food Finders staff and board of directors can be found here: https://www.foodfinders.org/staff-board-of-directors/